Loneliness can kill more people than obesity

2017-08-10 11:48

Research suggests that loneliness can have a negative impact on your health, and may even be a cause of premature death.

Teen suicide: Why do they want to die?

2014-02-17 13:27

National Teen Suicide Prevention Week aims to educate the public about teen suicide and experts answer burning questions as to why this is an ongoing trend.

Shopping for fun is OK

2013-08-05 09:47

Those who love to shop are not necessarily lonely souls, trying to fill a void by buying and becoming even more isolated, according to new Dutch research.


Having strict parents may affect later relationships

2014-10-30 12:15

Teens whose parents use guilt or 'withholding' have trouble working out disagreements well into adulthood, according to a new study.

Filipino film highlights dangers of social media

2014-02-10 12:03

The Filipino film 'Unfriend', shown at the Berlin film festival, is a gripping tale of how the internet can drive fragile minds into a dangerous world.

Loneliness may raise death risk for elderly

2013-03-26 09:50

Study found lack of social contact a bigger predictor of early death than just feeling alone.

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